duck
noun.
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
noun.
(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
Synonym: duck's egg
noun.
flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
noun.
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
verb.
to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
Before he could duck, another stone struck him
verb.
submerge or plunge suddenly
verb.
dip into a liquid
He dipped into the pool
Synonym: dip, douse
verb.
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
He dodged the issue|she skirted the problem|They tend to evade their responsibilities|he evaded the questions skillfully